‘Victoria’ Season 3 Episode 1 recap: ‘Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown’

The third season of Victoria began on ITV in the UK tonight.

Here’s a plot recap for ‘Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown’, which first aired at 9pm on Sunday 24th March 2019:

The series returns in 1848 as revolution sweeps across Europe and reaches Britain.

Victoria, heavily pregnant, is shocked by the unexpected arrival of her half-sister, Feodora, and the deposed King of the French, whilst the Chartist movement threatens the monarchy and Victoria must confront the fact that her people may wish to end her reign.

Downstairs, Skerrett and Francatelli plan a future together and a new footman, Joseph, arrives.

Victoria and Albert must grapple with Lord Palmerston, the incendiary Foreign Secretary, and Lord John Russell, the hapless Prime Minister.

The mob attempts to storm the palace and Victoria and Albert decide to flee, until Victoria suddenly goes into labour.

The first two seasons of Victoria are out now on DVD on Amazon.